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  • The Lives of Others
  • Metropolis
  • Das Boot
  • Look Who's Back

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  • Reminiscence

    ★★★½

  • Band of Outsiders

    ★★★½

  • Vanishing Point

    ★★★

  • Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time

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  • Reminiscence

    Reminiscence

    ★★★½

    Not nearly as bad the crowd here seems to think. It certainly is a creative film, if a bit of a misfire.

    Many are viewing it through the lens of Christopher Nolan films, but he never have put such earnest romantic drama into this. The way the film ends, which has actually an audacious ending for our protagonist, but leaves the audience with the happy ending in the middle of the story--the call back to Orpheus and Eurydice and the…

  • Face/Off

    Face/Off

    "It's like looking in a mirror..... but not"

    "Face.......off.....Face......off!"


    "Sorry I shot you, dad."


    After I saw this in a cinema and turned to my viewing companion and said "They don't make things like this anymore." She responded with "Thank goodness!"

    I'm not sure what put her over the edge, the creepy hand-gesture of love, our overly dramatic birds, or the fact we can forget about the dead son now that we have a cute replacement-- but lets get real,…

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  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    ★★★★½

    Ah, time to join the stampede of Letterboxd reviews!

    This is a big  achievement that could only have come from Scorsese. Perfectly tailored for its cast, and a deeply personal film for its director. Is it self-indulgent? Certainly, but if you are sympathetic for the journey it goes on, you won’t mind. (That’s my way of saying I’m not sure how people can say the movie doesn’t feel long, it totally does, but it earns it by showing so much…

  • Zodiac

    Zodiac

    ★★★★½

    This my 100th Review here on Letterboxd 


    So I thought I would pause my somewhat random exploration of silent movies for something that was essentially guaranteed to be good. 

    It is interesting to compare this to the serial killer genre of the 90s ( which Fincher memorably contributed to.) With the distance of a few years Fincher sees a new way of looking at the themes and story beats involved. 

    I think it is also fascinating to think of this…